■ Author: Jennifer Grant
Tonight (May 17) at 7 p.m., Jennifer Grant will give a free author talk about her book "The Good Stuff: A Reminiscence of My Father, Cary Grant." The event is at Books Inc., 74 Town & Country Village, Palo Alto. Go to booksinc.net.
■ Lecture: Wanda Corn
The American art historian Wanda Corn will give a free talk tonight (May 17) at 7:30 p.m. on a new exhibit she's co-curating at the Contemporary Jewish Museum of San Francisco on the life and work of Gertrude Stein. The talk will be in Cubberley Auditorium at Stanford University's School of Education. Call 650-725-2650 or go to events.stanford.edu.